Meet Lora - Our Senior Full-stack Developer and Tech Lead
Lora is a specialist in making complex things possible and her super power is asking questions. She brings diverse, topnotch and worldwide professional experience to help Developers Institute’s students begin their tech careers.
Before joining Developers Institute
Lora started her career in tech developing casual games and WordPress themes and sites for service agencies. She then expanded her skills at product companies where Lora was involved in everything from frontend and backend development to mobile development and DevOps.
Lora has worked at companies all over the world where she was exposed to different working styles and agile product development practices. In fast-paced startup environments, Lora wore many hats and got involved in all phases of product development. Her experience working in established tech companies gave her the opportunity to contribute her skills to world-class software development.
During the Startup Weekend Copenhagen Media 2013, Lora’s team developed the concept and a part of the code for a new startup called Edify. Their project won first prize.
TrackMan: Lora’s team worked on MyTrackMan and TrackMan University which help people learn the fundamentals of golf. Her favourite product was TrackMan Events where she learnt about data visualisation with D3.js.
Enroller: A platform to recruit and enrol students. Lora worked in a range of different areas from discovery and UX to delivery.
CoGo: Sustainability app which helps people align their spending with their values. Lora designed APIs and worked on mobile DevOps.
Conference speaker. Her latest talk was Keynote: Remote Working: from Surviving to Thriving.
Global Diversity CFP Day New Zealand organizer
Make simple things simple, and complex things possible.
There's more to Lora than being a polyglot software developer!
Lora is a voracious learner and her interests are multi-faceted. She loves a good book, swimming and tramping. Lora is expanding her artistic interests from dance, choir singing and keyboard playing to now learning how to draw and paint. Be sure to join in for the Bulgarian holiday programme in Wellington that Lora organises!